Skip to main content

tv   Today  NBC  September 28, 2016 7:00am-9:00am EDT

7:00 am
good morning. breaking news. shimon peres, israel's former prime minister, has died. leaders from around the world paying tribute to his visionary leadership and his unrelenting drive for peace in the middle east. victory laps. donald trump and hillary clinton both claiming wins in e most-watched debate ever. >> one down, two to go. >> almost every single poll had us winning the debate against crooked hillary clinton. >> as the former miss universe who was thrust into the showdown steps forward in an interview with nbc news. >> what were the names that he called you? >> miss piggy, miss
7:01 am
back in the headlines, a new documentary on the amanda knox murder case reigniting questions over her guilt or innocence. >> either i'm a psychopath in sheep's clothing or i am you. >> this morning we'll talk to the team behind that controversial project. and error on the diamond. a guy tries to pop the question during a baseball game but drops the ring. >> look at this poor guy. >> the frantic seah and watching at home. we'll tell you if it all turned out happily ever after today, wednesday, september 28th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. and good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. we start with sad news coming out of the middle east.
7:02 am
of one of the defining political figures in the world. former israeli president and prime minister shimon peres. nbc's kelly cobiella has a look at his life and also his legacy. kelly, good morning to you. >> matt, good morning. a man of vision and peace, the essence of israel. just some of the tributes pouring in this morning for shimon peres. he was 93, hospitalized two weeks ago after suffering a stroke. the statesman, the eternal optimist. overnight shimon peres lost his last fight, dying of complications from a stroke, his family by his side. >> he worked tirelessly for israel, from the very first day of the state to the last day of his life. >> reporter: peres served along israel's founding fathers. first a hawk building the
7:03 am
strong supporter of jewish settlements in the west bank, and later a dove. peace with israel's arab neighbors became his life's mission. >> let us take the risk of trying peace rather than allowing the risk of war. >> peres led secret talks with the palestinians, ending in the signing of the 1993 oslo peace agreement and this his handshake. all three awarded the nobel peace prize. today former president bill clinton called peres a genius with a big heart who used his gifts to imagine a future of reconciliation, not conflict. and from president obama, a light has gone out, but the hope he gave us will burn forever. peres retired two years ago but stayed involved, recently criticizing presidential candidate donald trump's policies in an interview with
7:04 am
>> the worlds will not separate people. >> this morning israel's prime minister led a minute of silence for the man who served his country for seven decades as both prime minister and president. israel's warrior for peace, gone at 93. the state funeral now planned for friday in jerusalem. israel's foreign ministry says they expect leaders and dignitaries from around the world to be there. matt, savannah. >> former president george w. bush also released a statement saying his family will miss peres and his grace, dignity and optimism. >> hard to overstate his importance to world affairs. we move to politics now. let's get you the state of the presidential race. 41 days left to go until the election and donald trump will hold back-to-back rallies today. the first this afternoon in iowa followed by an event in wisconsin later tonight. >> hillary clinton and her
7:05 am
bernie sanders, will share the stage in new hampshire when they appear at a college event. they'll be discussing the cost of education. and the numbers are in from monday night's debate. an estimated 84 million people tuned in. that makes it the most watched presidential debate ever. we've got a lot to get to. our decision 2016 team is ready to go. we'll start nbc national correspondent peter alexander. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. donald trump now has 11 days to try to improve on his debate fielding new questions about his judgment and temperament, all of it about a new feud with a former miss universe. 20 years later, still criticizing her as overweight and the clinton campaign thinks it can capitalize. donald trump back on the trail and back on teleprompter, trying to frame monday night's debate as a win, touting unscientific online surveys. >> almost every single poll had
7:06 am
crooked hillary clinton big league. >> reporter: trump insisting he intentionally went easy on his rival. >> i watched her very carefully and i was also holding back. i didn't want to do anything to embarrass her. >> reporter: hillary clinton enjoying her own victory lap. >> did anybody see that debate last night? oh, yes. one down, two to go. >> reporter: her husband >> instead of personal insults, she ran it on issues and i was tickled to death. >> reporter: president obama tweeting her vision and command showed that she's ready to be our next president. clinton mocking trump's claim that he was given a faulty microphone. >> anybody that complains about the microphone is not having a good night. >> reporter: this morning for the first time we're hearing from alicia machado who said that trump repeatedly bullied her for gaining weight after she
7:07 am
>> what were the names that he called you. >> miss piggy, miss housekeeping, miss eating machine. >> all to your face? >> yes, all the time. >> reporter: the clinton campaign unleashing this new web video where machado said she was forced to work out in front of the cameras. >> she weighed 118 pounds or 117 pounds and she went up to 160 or 70. >> reporter: trump making no og of weight and it was a real problem. >> reporter: the political discourse taking the low road. former presidential candidate howard dean highlighting trump's case of the sniffles, accusing him without any evidence of using cocaine. >> the sniffling, the grandiosity, the delusions, the pressured speech, you know, this guy's already proven himself to be unstable. the question is why is he unstable? >> reporter: overnight donald trump's campaign responded to
7:08 am
them beyond the pale. as for that battle to woo women, the latest is that michelle obama, one of the most popular women in america, will be campaigning today in pennsylvania for hillary clinton. she's also part of a new ad praising clinton as a good role model for america's children. matt and savannah. >> peter alexander, thank you. by the way, we'll have a lot more with natalie's interview of alicia machado coming up in our next half hour. mark halperin is here, the managing editor of politics. good to see you. >> good morning. >> one of the things about debates, the campaigns get to see what works, what gets traction and they go out the next day, the candidates do, and either refine those messages or double down on them. based on what we saw on the campaign trail yesterday, what does each campaign think worked for them monday night? >> hillary clinton's campaign thought almost everything works. they thought donald trump gave them plenty to work with. i initially thought there wasn't an oops moment for him but there
7:09 am
so they think -- their confidence is sky high and you saw in the clip in peter's piece, she's as confident as i've seen her as a candidate. donald trump is doing what a lot of candidates do. they lose a debate and they pretend they didn't lose and try to bully their way through it. but there are people around him who know that the message of washington change is a good one. the message of attacking a woman for being overweight or eating too much is not. and he's got to change that. >> let's talk about that because you say that's an oops moment. in tom strident as he was the next day on a call-in show where he brought it up by himself. he wasn't asked about alicia machado but he transformed this into a second day story saying she gained so much weight. >> he turned this not into only a second day story but a third day story and a fourth day story. if he thinks this is going to go away, i think this is wrong and the clinton people have no intention of letting it go away. it affects people's perceptions of him about women, about hispanics, but also about
7:10 am
>> there's this other thing that he continues to talk about yesterday, this idea that he did not go there, that he showed restraint against hillary clinton when it comes to issues in her marriage. it's this thing where you get to go there by saying you're not going there. it's like if i said i'm not even going to talk about that suit you're wearing and i just did. so is this working? >> i don't think it is. i think it's a distraction from, again, the winning message, there are a lot of people winning message is she's been in politics a long time, washington isn't working. things like bill clinton's personal life, benghazi, even her e-mail, a lot of republicans say you can talk about this other stuff but it's not to be about expectations. and this is for a lot of people distraction. >> he has demonstrated in the recent past an ability to change. when the polls were in freefall
7:11 am
adjust. do you think that will happen again? >> we're all waiting for the post-debate polls in the battleground states, does he go down. ironically the best thing might be if he does go down. typically the only way he changes course is when the polls show him changing a little bit. >> by the way, there's nothing wrong with your suit. now to a developing story overnight, officials are pleading for calm after a deadly officer-involved shooting that happened in southern california. protesters gathered at the scene shopping center in el cajon which is about 30 miles east of san diego. earlier today officers were called in over reports that a man was acting erratically. now, police say he was not armed, but they say he pulled an object from his pocket and pointed it in a, quote, shooting stance toward the officers and that prompted one of the officers to open fire. the man died several hours later at a hospital. >> there are some new developments today in a major banking scandal.
7:12 am
investigation into millions of accounts opened without customer consent. key executives are paying up. nbc's jolene kent is here with that. >> wells fargo is forcing its ceo and others to forfeit millions of dollars in compensation and this might only be the beginning. this morning major fallout at wells fargo. >> here are the transcripts. >> after a bruta capitol hill. >> have you returned one nickel of the money you earned while this scam was going on? >> and the board will do -- >> i will take that as a no then. >> wells fargo board of directors says it plans to revoke $41 million from ceo john stumpf's compensation package. this comes just weeks after the bank disclosed it created as many as 2 million fraudulent accounts without permission from customers. more than 5,000 employees were fired in the process.
7:13 am
she left the bank ahead of her scheduled retirement with no bonus or severance. she will also forfeit $19 million in stock awards. but she could still reportedly walk away with nearly $100 million. wells fargo's board of directors has also retained a law firm for an independent investigation, during which the ceo will not be paid a salary. >> there's criminal behavior, there's unethical behavior and there's sometimes just simply wells fargo in a class action lawsuit. some tell nbc news the fraudulent behavior was a direct result of pressure from managers. >> what felt strange was how adamant they were that every customer had to have seven accounts. >> some say they tried to sound the alarm. >> i had long detailed e-mails sharing with them some of the things that i was witnessing. >> shareholders now pushing back too, also filing a new class action lawsuit in northern
7:14 am
price, directly benefiting executives. that's securities fraud. neither wells fargo executive will receive a bonus this year. the ceo originally stood to make an estimated $123 million when he retired and he is not done yet. he's going to testify in front of the house financial services committee tomorrow, so this is only just beginning. the board of directors now saying that there could be more action on the horizon. >> a lot of public special former republican presidential candidate chris christie is facing some new allegations coming out of that so-called bridgegate scandal. a key witness for the prosecution is now claiming for the first time publicly that christie was in fact aware of those lane closures that led to a massive traffic jam. nbc's stephanie gosk has the latest on this. hi, steph, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. the george washington bridge is the busiest in the world, so
7:15 am
2013, this place was a nightmare. when people realized that it had been done deliberately as a form of kind of political revenge, there was an uproar. now federal prosecutors say that governor chris christie, despite his denials, knew what was going on. two days into the 2013 lane closures on the george washington bridge with cars, emergency vehicles and school buses stuck in massive traffic jams, new jersey governor chris christie spoke with two port authority officials, david wildstein and bill baroni at that year's 9/11 memorial service. in a federal courthouse on tuesday, wildstein testified that during that conversation, his boss, baroni, told christie, governor, there is a tremendous amount of traffic in ft. lee. please know mayor sokolich is frustrated. a democrat, he did not endorse christie for governor. the governor sarcastically
7:16 am
online pen name. well, i'm sure mr. edge would not be involved in anything political. governor christie has repeatedly involved any involvement or knowledge in what would soon be called bridgegate. once again this week the governor was forced to respond to accusations that he knew more than he admits. christie has not been charged with a crime. >> i had no role in authorizing it. i had no knowledge of it. and there has been no evidence ever put forward that i did. >> guilty to his involvement and is now the prosecution's chief witness in its case against baroni and christie's former deputy chief of staff, bridget kelly. both are fighting the accusations. bridgegate dogged christie during his presidential campaign. >> he knew about it, totally knew about it. >> reporter: now one of trump's surrogates, the scandal that undermined christie's hopes to become president, is still far
7:17 am
not been charged with a crime. there have been calls in this state by some democrats to start an impeachment process, but with little time in his term and no substantial evidence, that seems unlikely. savannah. >> all right, stephanie gosk, thank you. scientists are saying the first baby has been born from a controversial new technique that combines dna from three people, the mother, the father, and an egg donor. the goal was to prevent the child from inheriting a fatal genetic disease from the mother, who had children to that illness. doctors say it's not the first so-called three-parent baby, but it is the first time modern techniques have resulted in a healthy birth. fertility specialists from the united states and britain did the experimental treatment in mexico. it has not been approved in the united states. al is here. time to get our first check of the weather. good morning. >> we start out west where there's some wildfires still burning.
7:18 am
homes that are threatened, hundreds of people have had to evacuate. this fire only 10% contained. and in arizona, phoenix, arizona, the dust storm, a haboob making its way in, just a massive wall of dust. they have the threat of that again for today. as we move to the east, we've got wet weather over the great lakes thanks to that upper level low. we're expecting a lot of rain in the mid-atlantic. 9 million people under the flo flooding, has rain really starts to develop later today from the midwest into the mid-atlantic states, as two surface lows start to bring in moisture from the atlantic. we'll look for the heaviest rain from virginia, maryland, pennsylvania, right on into friday. dreary conditions. we do need this rain in the northeast in new england for drought but the heaviest rain is going to be a bull's-eye right around washington. upwards of 7 inches of rain through northern virginia and parts of washington.
7:19 am
>> chris: cool and breezy weather kicking off this wednesday morning. good morning, everyone. temperatures upper 50s, low 60s. that's where we stay throughout the day. the northeasterly wind 10 to 15mph. occasionally gusting 20 to 30 with strongest gusts along the coastline. not along going on in the radar early this a patch of drizzle. rinse and repeat forecast for thursday. we get into friday, better chance of
tv-commercial
7:20 am
>> and that's your latest weather. matt. >> all right, al, thank you very much. just ahead, taking on trump. what the former miss universe is saying to nbc news about being at the center of the newest campaign controversy. and then, an exclusive look at a highly anticipated new documentary. it explores the amanda knox case, including interviews with knox herself. we'll talk to the filmmakers behind it. first on a wednesday morning,
7:21 am
follow your own sense of style... because, you want to be confident. t.j.maxx really helped us express our creative side. that's the best part. you don't know what you're going to find. i always find great deals on shoes... purses... we're a team. yeah.
7:22 am
just ahead, why amy schumer, justin bieber and that guy are being labeled the internet's most dangerous celebrities. >> and did your sign really change? what astrologers and nasa are
7:23 am
i'll call you back. is this my car? state farm knows that for every one of those moments...
7:24 am
is this my car? what? this is ridiculous! this can't be happening! this can't be happening! oh, it's happening sweetheart. oh, it's happening sweetheart. shut up! shut up! that's why state farm is there, what a day... with car insurance, for when things go wrong.
7:25 am
what is driving performance? it's not a weekend hobby. you have to live and breathe it for 50 years. it's the sound... and the fury. it's letting it all hang out there, and it's hanging on for dear life. that is what amg driving performance means.
7:26 am
>> this 7news now. >> sarah: good morning, everybody. happy wednesday, 7:26. take a live look over boston. let's send it to chris lambert
7:27 am
you get. a lot of clouds and once many a while a patchy drizzle or brief shower heading in. better chance of steadier showers friday afternoon into if weekend. so drizzle, kind of few and far between the next couple days. not amounting to a whole lot. the breeze off the ocean gusting 20 to 30mph. so it will be a cool pattern into the weekend. >> sarah: police are investigating a serious crash in east boston. a car crash booed a wooded area around 1:30 a.m. police say the life-threatening injuries. investigators say someone deliberately set a fire in a sturbridge wal-mart. fire crews from several towns responded tuesday evening. the flames were put out before police arrived. we're back in 25 minutes with
tv-commercial
7:28 am
narrator: over and over it's been their agenda: anything to defund planned parenthood. kelly ayotte and washington republicans voted 6 different times to defund planned parenthood. they're on a crusade to block services new hampshire women and families depend on: cancer screenings, birth control, basic women's healthcare. kelly ayotte and washington republicans have put defunding planned parenthood at the top of their agenda... and it's time for that to change. i'm maggie hassan
7:29 am
7:30 am
7:30 wednesday morning, the 28th of september of 2016. we say hello to our crowd out on the plaza. a beautiful morning. >> let's take a look at headlines. former israeli president shimon peres has died two weeks after suffering a major stroke. the 93-year-old led israel through many of its defining moments during his seven decades in politics and spearheaded peace efforts in the palestinians. in a statement, president obama called peres the essence of israel. spacex chief elon musk has unveiled his ambitious plan to build a human colony on mars.
7:31 am
red planet. musk says he's optimistic this could happen as early as 2024 but acknowledges the first trips are going to be really dangerous. and monday's face-off between hillary clinton and donald trump was the most-watched presidential debate ever, the neilsen company says it drew 84 million viewers in all. that topped jimmy carter and ronald reagan's only debate in 1980. that brings us to this campaign moment. it's a new video. an ad mary j. blige singing to hillary clinton about racial injustice. ? it ain't no secret ? ? no secret my friend ? ? you can get killed just for living in ? ? your american skin, oh ? >> apple music tweeted that
7:32 am
now to another campaign moment getting a lot of attention. as we mentioned, during the debate hillary clinton brought up the name of alicia machado, miss universe 1996, as evidence of donald trump's attitude toward women. natalie has more of her interview with alicia. natalie, good morning. >> good morning to you, matt. alicia machado says she was surprised to hear hillary clinton bring up her story on live national tv, but she is an enthusiastic clinton supporter who is adding her voice list of women who have accused donald trump of sexist behavior over the years. >> her name is alicia machado. >> where did you find this? >> and she has become a u.s. citizen and you can bet she's going to vote this november. >> okay, good. >> what were the names that he called you? >> miss piggy, miss housekeeping, miss eating machine. >> all to your face? >> yes, all the time. that was really normal for him in that moment.
7:33 am
horrible for me. i was myself -- >> she said trump's insults contributed to an eating disorder that she struggled for years to overcome. while machado said she didn't know clinton planned on telling her story during the debate -- >> it was a surprise for me. >> she did participate in this ad released by the clinton campaign immediately after the debate. >> trump's response, attacking machado on "fox & friends." >> she was the worst we ever had, the worst, the absolute worst. she was impossible. >> mr. trump immediately today said you're no mother teresa and he alluded to your past. >> i'm not trying to be mother teresa. so i know they will try to do
7:34 am
this happened 20 years ago and that happened and that's it. >> in 1997, trump brought cameras to film machado exercising and discussing her weight in an interview with howard stern. >> she gained about 55 pounds in a period of nine months. she was like an eating machine. >> machado called it a lie saying she gained only a total of 18 pounds after her pageant win. the latest controversy about trump and sexism on the heels of another clinton campaign ad featur themselves in the mirror. >> i'd look her right in that fat, ugly face of hers. >> machado recently profiled by cosmopolitan.com says she's thinking her young daughter when she considers the prospect of a trump presidency. she told me in her native spanish that the trump we see on television seems no different than the man she knew 20 years ago.
7:35 am
>> we should mention machado says she is not being paid by the clinton campaign or compensated in any way. matt and savannah. >> natalie, thank you very much. as mark halperin says, he thinks this is going to be more than a one or two-day story. >> we'll see how it goes. let's turn to al now for a check of the weather. >> we're looking at a tale of two countries when it comes to the temperatures. we've got a dip in the jetstream that helps out west the jetstream is to the north and that keeps the warmer air in. today an upper level low bringing in cooler air around the great lakes and the northeast. so reno, billings, denver, durango, all above normal. minneapolis, st. louis, cincinnati, below normal temperatures. as we get into thursday, more of the same out west. pittsburgh will be down to 69 tomorrow. nashville, 13 degrees below average. as we head into the weekend, the chilly air, boston, you're going to have a high of only 59
7:36 am
>> chris: cool and breezy weather kicking off this wednesday morning. good morning, everyone. temperatures upper 50s, low 60s. that's where we stay throughout the day. the northeasterly wind 10 to 15mph. occasionally gusting 20 to 30 with strongest gusts along the coastline. not along going on in the radar early this a patch of drizzle. rinse and repeat forecast for thursday. we get into friday, better chance of the afternoon and into the weekend. get that weather any time you need it, check out the weather channel on cable 24/7. al, thanks very much. how do you feel about ice cream? >> love it. >> according to someone, they are overrated. we'll give you the complete list of the foods that are apparently getting too much hype. >> if you say guacamole next, i'm going to hurt you. >> we'll have that in trending. coming up next, a revealing
7:37 am
case. we'll talk to the makers of a new documentary that are shedding new light on the infamous saga and they speak to knox herself, right after this. after 40 years of making chicken soup at progresso, we've learned a thing or two.
7:38 am
and it's in all our chicken soups! because majestic chicken soup starts with majestic chicken. long live chicken! well, at least until it's in the soup. you wanna see something intense? pantene expert gives you the most beautiful hair ever, with strong is beautiful. our special today is the seared ahi tuna, and i'll be right back to take your order. thank you.
7:39 am
how much something costs? and you have to ask? right. i do. maybe that's why i always make sure to... ...?bring up the costs associated with your services.? i know. hey, i'm nothing if not predictable. lemme guess, the salmon? being transparent about our costs. it's a big deal. and it's how edward jones makes sense of investing. does your makeup remover take it all off? every kiss-proof, cry-proof, stay-proof look? neutrogena? makeup remover does. it erases 99% of your most stubborn makeup with one towelette. need any more proof than that? neutrogena. what are these? what is it? duck lips. quack quack. plastic surgery duck!
7:40 am
no, kcauq. kcauq. kcauqqq. kcauuuu. ? ? pringles! hey, pal. what, you got a cough this winter? you want tough love, mentholyptus halls with big time cooling flavor. or soft love. milder flavored honey halls with real honey. tough love. soft love. get the love you love. [ "on the road again," by willie nelson ] ? on the road again ? [ rear alert sounds ] [ music stops ]
7:41 am
[ girl laughs ] ? on the road again ? ? like a band of gypsies we go down the highway ? [ beetle horn honks ] no matter which passat you choose, you get more standard features, for less than you expected. hurry in and lease the 2017 passat s for just $199 a month. an exclusive look at the new netflix documentary, "amanda knox." it has been almost a decade since she was accused of murdering her roommate in italy. now a highly anticipated film takes a fresh look at the case. we'll talk to the men behind that film in a moment. but first, how they and the knox case sent shock waves around the world. >> amanda knox in her own words, vulnerable and exposed, in a new
7:42 am
>> either i'm a psychopath in sheep's clothing or i am you. >> november 2nd, 2007, police discovered a gruesome crime scene. 21-year-old british student meredith kercher stabbed multiple times inside her home in perugia, italy. police accused knox and her boyfriend, rafaelle of the crime. >> when that happened, i realized that they weren't ever going to listen to me again. >> knox, sollecito and a drifter were charged with kercher's murder in what police claimed was a drug-fueled sex game gone wrong. the trial splashed across front pajds around the world. papers labeling knox ever from she-devil to foxy knoxy. knox and sollecito were found
7:43 am
25 years respectively. they appealed and were released due to a lack of dna evidence but they would not be fully exonerated by the italian supreme court until march of last year. rod blackhurst and brian mcginn are the filmmakers behind "amanda knox." gentlemen, good morning to both of you. congratulations on the film. was it hard to get amanda knox to sit down and talk to you? >> it was a little hard. we let it be known to her if and when she wanted to talk to us, she coulal we first approached her and rafaelle when they were acquitted but two years later amanda said she was ready to tell her side of the story. >> and what did you hear, brian, when she finally sat down and talked about what had happened. what did you learn that we haven't heard about this case? this is one of those people think they know everything about it. >> that was one of the things interesting for us going in. what we found is she has this kind of bird's-eye perspective on these years looking back that's very unexpected for
7:44 am
the story. everyone in the case has been thinking about it so much that they're able to step back and tie it to a larger ideas and larger philosophies. >> you spoke to amanda and to raffaele who was her boyfriend. they were pretty open with you. we have another clip, i want to play it right now. >> my heart is beating so fast. you know, like, oh, there's romance now and i kissed her. >> compared to so many other like, hey, baby, like he was super nice and i was completely charmed and, yeah. >> did you find them to be pretty open? that is a side of them i think we haven't seen. >> they were all very open with us. i think they all felt like there had been these different versions of them painted and portrayed in the way the media was covering the story and they wanted the opportunity to talk been themselves in their own words. >> you found some home video and
7:45 am
is before all of this happened, you see this young man who is so vivacious and so full of life and so different from the public image we associate with her. what does she say about how this experience changed her, brian, and is that something you notice in terms of her demeanor. >> we keyed into this idea of accidental select. these people have been caught up in the story. it's not only amanda and raffaele, but it's the prosecutor as well. er has an idea of who they are. they walk around on the street and people recognize them and think that they know them already. one of the moments in the movie i think is interesting is amanda says people recognize me in line at the grocery store and they say i know you. and she says you don't know me. and for us that idea that after eight years of headlines all over the world, it was really, really fascinating. >> i have to say it's not without controversy because although you talked to many players in the case, you weren't able to talk to the kercher
7:46 am
she's the center of the case. did you try to talk to them? and how do you feel about the film without that perspective? >> we did reach out to the kercher family twice directly in 2015 and 2016. we'd still very much like to talk to them if they'd like to talk to us. they made it clear that every time they have to talk about this it's re-examining this wound. we wanted to make sure people in the film remembered this was a tragedy at its core that became this piece of entertainment and this set of caught the world up for the better part of a decade. >> we also reached out to the kercher family who declined to comment. it's an interesting film, takes a look at the media's role in all of this as well. rod blackhurst, brian mcginn, congratulations to you. it starts on netflix tomorrow. we'll send it over to carson. coming up next, the botched proposal and the missing ring that had baseball fans on the edge of their seat.
7:47 am
my girl cindy bought this fridge from lowe's because of their worry-free 30-day satisfaction guarantee on appliances. i like your style.
7:48 am
? is depression more than sadness? ? it's a tangle of multiple symptoms. ? ? trintellix (vortioxetine) is a prescription medicine for depression. to untangle or help improve the multiple symptoms of depression. for me, trintellix made a difference. tell your healthcare professional right away if your depression worsens, or you have unusual changes in mood, behavior or thoughts of suicide. antidepressants can increase these in children, teens, and young adults. trintellix has not been studied in children. do not take with maois. tell your healthcare professional about your medications, including migraine, psychiatric and depression medications
7:49 am
especially if taken with nsaid pain relievers, aspirin, or blood thinners. manic episodes or vision problems may occur in some people. may cause low sodium levels. the most common side effects are nausea, constipation and vomiting. trintellix did not have significant impact on weight. ask your healthcare professional if trintellix could make a difference for you. people say, let's just get a sandwich or something. "or something"? you don't just graduate from medical school, "or something." and we don't just pull smoked chicken, bake fresh foccacia and hand-slice avocado.
7:50 am
7:50. back now with a dream proposal that didn't go so well, carson. >> yeah, matt. a yankees fan wanted to surprise his girlfriend by popping the big question at tuesday's game. but when the time game, a bit of a curveball. he was ready, but something very important was missing. >> they're looking for the ring! >> my goodness. >> oh, that's not a good start. >> it was the bottom of the fifth. the home team up by two against the rival boston red sox. when the crowd's attention
7:51 am
for the play of the game. in the stands, 29-year-old andrew fox proposing to his girlfriend, heather, with an empty box. >> there's the young man right here. >> oh, poor guy. he went through all of that to plan it. >> the big league proposal, turning into a frantic search for the missing engagement ring. >> that's definitely not the way i planned it out. i thought it was going to be a simple kneeldown, pop it open and ask her but it instantly dropped out and i was like -- i was so scared, >> and while the ring was lost, hope was not. >> wait a minute, they're smiling. >> they found it! >> oh, that's great. >> a second chance for andrew to knock it out of the park. >> he's on one knee. >> oh, she better say yes now. >> the baseball fans finding out the hard way, diamonds really are a girl's best friend. >> and there's a base hit after she says yes. >> i didn't know what to think,
7:52 am
it was good that we found it. >> what a story! it's like a movie! then the base hit right after it. they actually ended up finding the ring. it was in the cuff of heather's jeans. social media absolutely lit up. this proposal nearly gone wrong is the best part of any baseball game this evening. from despair to standing o. wishing this couple all the best. a baby fairy tale ending and somebody in pinstripes getting a ring this year. back to you. >> nicely done, carson. >> thank you. coming up, are you freaked about that sudden change to your zodiac sign? we told you about this one. why nasa says everyone, relax, it's going to be fine. we'll tell you all about it coming up after your local news. smoking with chantix. smoking's a monkey on my back. it was, it was always controlling your time, your actions, your money. it had me. it had me.
7:53 am
line) is proven to help people quit smoking. chantix reduced my urge to smoke some people had changes in behavior, thinking or mood, hostility, agitation, depressed mood and suicidal thoughts or actions while taking or after stopping chantix. some had seizures while taking chantix. if you have any of these, stop chantix and call your doctor right away. tell your doctor about any history of mental health problems, which could get worse or of seizures. don't take chantix if you've had a serious allergic or skin reaction to it. if you have these, stop chantix and call your doctor right away tell your doctor if you have heart or blood vessel problems, or develop new or worse symptoms. get medical help right away if you have symptoms of a heart attack or stroke. decrease alcohol use while taking chantix. use caution when driving or operating machinery. most common side effect is nausea. it's me in control now.
7:54 am
people always say let's just get a sandwich or something. you don't just learn how to drive... or solve the world's problems... be a dad... "or something" and we don't just make sandwiches "or something" we hand-slice avocado, pull smoked chicken, bake fresh foccacia and craft every sandwich clean from top to bottom... there's nothing "or something" about it. panera. food as it should be. i'll call you back. is this my car? state farm knows that for every one of those moments... what? this is ridiculous! there's one of these... sam, i gotta go... is this my car? what? this is ridiculous!
7:55 am
oh, it's happening sweetheart. oh, it's happening sweetheart. shut up! shut up! that's why state farm is there, what a day... with car insurance, for when things go wrong.
7:56 am
7:57 am
>> this is 7 news now. >> sarah: good wednesday morning, everybody. 7:57 as you take a live look over boston. send it over to chris lambert now with a check of your forecast. >> chris: temperature 57 in boston. low 6 a the breeze is stuff coming off the ocean. gusting 20 to 30mph, through the day. strongest at the coastline. once in a while a patch of drizzle and passing showers the next couple days. i don't expect a lot of rain over the next two days. better chance of steadier showers friday to saturday. >> sarah: now for your top stories mark is dead after a serious crash in east boston. police say he crashed his car into a wooded area along the mccellen highway around 1:30 a.m. the cause of the crash is under investigation.
tv-commercial
7:58 am
major crash on route 1890 in leominster. it happened just before 11:00 last night. police say only one car was involved in the crash. there's no word yet on the cause. we're back in 25 minutes with another update. hope to see you then. one in eight women will face breast cancer. early detection can mean the difference between life and death. planned parenthood gives new hampshire women access to life saving cancer screenings. but ayotte voted to defund planned parenthood six times. because ayotte opposes a woman's right to choose. in her relentless effort to overturn roe v. wade, ayotte puts critical cancer screenings at risk, hurting new hampshire women. kelly ayotte: putting her personal interests ahead of your health care. independence usa pac is responsible
7:59 am
8:00 am
? >> it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, zodiac chaos. >> may 23rd, 1990. >> i hate to break it to you, you're a taurus now. >> what? >> fallout over the big to the astrological sign. how aing about dollar industry is being rocked from above. >> then going green. the royal family takes in the spectacular sights on their whirlwind tour of the pacific northwest as prince minneapolis/st. paul awilliam a the dutchess of cambridge are treated to a toe-tapping performance. >> and ice cream overrated? guacamole not that good?
8:01 am
about which foods may not be worth all the hype. today, wednesday, september 28th, 2016. >> look where we are. you're missing out. >> buenos dias. >> all the way from tucson to see savannah guthrie. columbia, south carolina, we made it to "today." >> greetings from new york city. >> we're back at 8:00 on a wednesday morning, 28th day of september, 2016. we've got a nice crowd on the plaza. as we just said, we're going to
8:02 am
overrated foods. in my opinion, liver and lima beans are on that list. >> i can't hear a word you're saying. coming up, guys, we're going to save you money by telling you exactly what you should buy when the calendar flips to october in just a few days. right there. but first, the news at 8:00, your check of the morning's top at the university of new hampshire where hillary clinton will campaign with senator bernie sanders today for those all-important millennial voters who overwhelmingly chose senator sanders in the primary. this as donald trump tries to turn the page on that debate performance that even many of his fellow republicans considered rocky. >> what has hillary clinton
8:03 am
victory in monday night's debate. >> almost every single poll had us winning the debate. >> reporter: and threatening he may get personal next time. >> and i was also holding back. i didn't want to do anything to embarrass her. >> reporter: but clinton's team also took a victory lap. >> she won that debate. >> reporter: clinton herself flexing her muscles in north carolina. >> did anybody see that debate last night? >> reporter: the fallout from their first face-off still reverber called out trump for his treatment of women like alicia machado, miss universe in 1996. >> he called this woman miss piggy. then he called her miss housekeeping because she was latina. donald, she has a name. her name is alicia machado. >> reporter: the clinton campaign wasted little time launching a new online ad after the debate featuring machado and now she is speaking out, telling
8:04 am
gaining weight after she won the crown. >> he was all the time saying things like, no, she gained 60 pounds, 40 pounds. that is not true. >> reporter: machado says she suffered from eating disorders and depression, but tuesday trump showed no signs of backing down. >> she gained a massive amount of weight, and it was a real problem. >> reporter: meanwhile clinton also trying to make trump pay for seeming to say he has not paided >> that makes me smart. >> now, if not paying taxes makes him smart, what does that make all the rest of us? >> reporter: the current commander in chief also weighing in after trump slammed him monday night. >> obama goes off and he leaves and goes off to the golf course for the rest of his life to play golf. >> reporter: president obama telling ryan seacrest -- >> the other guy doesn't have the preparation, the temperament or the core values of inclusion.
8:05 am
secretary clinton of the general election campaign. she will be stumping in philadelphia and pittsburgh today. now, pennsylvania is secretary clinton's firewall, and right now polls show a tightening race there. donald trump's first stop today, chicago. matt. >> all right, kristen, thank you very much. dutch-led investigators are saying this morning that malaysia airlines flight mh-17 was shot down in 2014 by a missile fired from brought in from russia in part of eastern ukraine controlled pie pro-russian rebels. all 298 people onboard the flight were killed. investigators were not able to conclude if the missile was fired at the passenger jet deliberately. russia maintains the plane was brought down by the ukrainian military. police have executed a search warrant at the vermont home of a votboater who said hi mother disappeared during a
8:06 am
nathan carmen was rescued from a life raft on sunday off the coast of massachusetts. his 54-year-old mother is still missing. nathan told the coast guard he lost sight of her when their boat sank. carmen was investigated but never charged in the 2013 murder of his grandfather, who was a real estate developer. one giant leap saved a young man from serious injury during a crash that was caught on camera. take a look at this. he was stepping out of a parked car in brazil when an control volkswagen beetle barrelled told him. the man jumped clear of that car just getting nicked in the leg but fared better than the planter. >> scary to watch. coming up, a member of our "today" show family just dubbed one of the world's most dangerous selects. >> see if you can pick who it is. does it disturb you why police say this decoration is too creepy for halloween? and we're with the duke and
8:07 am
right after this. ? ? ? one smart choice leads to the next. ? the new 2017 ford fusion is here. it's the beauty of a well-made choice. ? ?when you've got...? ?...nausea, heartburn, indigestion, upset stomach, diarrhea!? ?nausea, heartburn, indigestion, upset stomach, diarrhea!? here's pepto bismol! ah.
tv-commercial
8:08 am
people say, let's just get a sandwich or something. "or something"? you don't just graduate from medical school, "or something." and we don't just pull smoked chicken, bake fresh foccacia and hand-slice avocado.
8:09 am
every wonder what we're made of? no artificial colors, flavors, or sweeteners. nature valley granola bars. liste of bad breath germs for a 100% fresh mouth. feeling 100% means you feel bold enough to... ...assist a magician... ...or dance. listerine?. bring out the bold? what are these? what is it?
8:10 am
plastic surgery duck! uh huh! you are a backwards duck. instead of quack, he says- no, kcauq. kcauq. kcauqqq. kcauuuu. ? ? pringles! we offered women a mystery beauty treatment. what made their skin more radiant? what?! wait! only dove has 1/4 moisturizing cream. smooth dewy skin. dove, your daily beauty treatment for radiant skin. only twice a year and it's here! kohl's lowest prices of the season. save on levi's tees for her just $6.99 toddlers' tops and bottoms only $4.99 save on these nikes and on the big one bath towel. you'll get kohl's cash too! going on now at kohl's.
8:11 am
and so we're now using 100% antibiotic and hormone free white breast meat chicken in all our chicken soups. long live chicken! we are back at 8:11. it's going to be another busy day for the duke and dutchess of cambridge as they check out the sights in canada.
8:12 am
territory and so has keir simmons. hi, keir, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the uss klondike here used to work the yukon river the in the days when people came to get rich finding gold. william and kate are here without the children, which has some folks calling it kind of like a date night. for william and kate, a night away from the horse, a town built during the gold rush, located on the yukon river, it's now said to have the cleanest air in the world. a spectacular setting. last night, stunning performances that almost got william on his feet. >> he almost danced. >> that's what he said. >>. >> reporter: and there was more to see. >> there is one more experience they might not want to miss.
8:13 am
the night really worth it. the question is will the clouds clear or will they stay up. >> reporter: the world's famous northern lights, often visible from white horse at this time of year. earlier the royal couple picked grapes and tried local food where william's parents visited during a tour of canada 30 years ago. tomorrow the duke and dutchess head back to their own children with plenty of stories to tell. it was cute to s front row of that concert. they often whispered to each other. you can see the connection. and seeing the northern lights would have been romantic. our team, including our producer, stayed up most of the night watching to see if they did appear, and we didn't see anything, guys. so, you know, one night, one opportunity, we didn't see anything. we didn't get much sleep.
8:14 am
>> reporter: exactly. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> reporter: enough for us. >> what do you say we do some trending now. here's one from the "what were they thinking" files, the halloween decoration intended to be amusing, but now even home depot admits this one crossed the line. it's called the scary peeper creeper. the idea is to hang this with suction cups in a window to give the impression that a stranger is looking in the window. it as a perfect item for scaring friends and family. some customers didn't think it was that funny saying the decoration verifies voyeurism. home depot released a statement saying the product isn't in line with its core values and promising to remove it from store shelves in the u.s. and canada, but right now it is still for sale online. >> it's pretty creepy. >> i was going to say it was kind of cute. >> people don't seem to be
8:15 am
>> sexy looker. i have an issue with this next story. "usa today" published this article called the definitive takedown of 11 popular, completely overrated foods. the foods are good, but they don't deserve such a high pedestal. that's all fine except when you look at the list. ice cream. >> what? >> he says ice cream is overrated. >> i think it ul overrated. >> i don't think that's possible. >> chocolate-covered strawberries, i will give it. quinoa, i'll give them that. sriracha, i'll give them. >> you're not going to like this, guacamole. >> overrated. >> you don't think it's overrated. >> it's my favorite thing. >> it's the perfect food. >> i'm okay with that. >> i like salsa better than guacamole. >> any food that turns brown i
8:16 am
>> you'd rather than queso dip than guac? >> yes. >> what's your order? >> guac, queso, salsa. >> you would put salsa before queso? >> yeah. >> i don't even know you anymore. >> queso is great when you start, but later on -- >> you know what's a great sbren invention, guacamole mixed with salsa. >> that's like peanut butter 34 mixed with jelly. >> so you didn't like the list of the overrated foods. here's a list i did like, though, objects that are so perfectly designed they cannot possibly be made any better. they are perfection personified. this one from business insider. first on the list, paper clips.
8:17 am
>> those big things, those are good. by the way, this list -- they date to 1867. other items that stand out, the sharpie. >> i don't know. >> it's perfect. >> you write and wait for it to dry. >> we're lefties. >> why does that make a difference? >> because we smear it when we go by. >> sorry. i'm new to being a lefty. >> and here's one that i used to agree with, levi's 501 jeans. >> perfect engineering? >> i loved them and then i got a picture taken of them and someone said matt is wearing mom jeans. >> really? >> so i stopped buying them. >> i thought you changed for skinny capri jeans. >> halfway up the calf? >> carson, let's do popstart. >> an interesting list.
8:18 am
the internet. they looked at what happened when you search certain stars online and whose names generate results that could lead to malware. topping the list is amy schumer with a 16% risk. justin bieber came in second place. they have musicians, hosts. >> there's someone else on that list. >> who's number three? >> who? >> carson, show it. >> me. >> what? >> number three on the most dangerous celebrity list. >> if we google you, we'll get some dreaded virus? >> go to your google window and type in how in the heck is carson daly still on television, you run the risk, you run the risk of getting some malware, so be careful. >> we're not saying you should try that. >> i don't know what it means really. but look out! >> you're dangerous. >> it will be my face creeping in the window.
8:19 am
about his playboy reputation. you might remember earlier this year carly simon confirmed part of the song "you're so vain" was about him. back in the day warren beatty had been with 12,775 women. it's a claim -- >> no, no. >> he does dispute that claim in the aarp magazine saying think about it, sleeping with 12,775 people. that would mean not just there were more multiple people a day but there was repetition. >> you remember his carpet was apricot. >> scarpet. >> that's one of the things you have to look up. >> what's a scarpet? >> what are you saying? >> do you know the lyrics to "you're so vain"? >> but what's a scarpet. >> i think it does but then i
8:20 am
i'd never heard of. >> what are they talking about? >> never mind, it's a song. >> he does admit to being a ladies man. he said, look, i never misled anyone and i'm a nice guy. he has been together with his wife for almost 25 years. terry crews can be an imposing guy so one cost conscious student is using terry's image to discipline. he i keep this pic of terry crews in my wallet so i can see it when i'm about to waste money on things i don't need. terry crews has this picture. i keep this pic of myself in my wallet so i can see it when i'm about to waste money on things i don't need, lol. that's your popstart. >> your had strategically dipped below one eye, your hat was --
8:21 am
>> we looked it up. >> you said scarpet. >> it was apricot. never mind. al, do the weather. >> wow. >> i'm googling it. >> look it up now. >> in the meantime, we've been watching this little area of investigation out in the atlantic, 97-l, with a 90% chance of formation the next 48 hours and really in the next 90 days. the five-day formation bringing it out -- matt is singing. this is great. we are looking for a flood threat along the mid-atlantic coast. we've got the warm weather continuing out in the plains. plenty of sunshine through the plains as well. wet weather around the great lakes. >> chris: cool and breezy weather kicking off this wednesday morning. good morning, everyone. temperatures upper 50s, low 60s. that's where we stay throughout the day. the northeasterly wind 10 to 15mph.
8:22 am
to 30 with strongest gusts along the coastline. not along going on in the radar early this a patch of drizzle. rinse and repeat forecast for thursday. we get into friday, better chance of showers, especially in the afternoon and into the weekend. >> have we determined that it's -- >> your scarf was apricot. >> so it's a lyric. i just want to y this. your scarf, hyphen, comma, it was apricot. >> but it's a song. >> now, comma, it's time. >> al, comma, thanks. we've got an update on a story we were talking about on tuesday, the shakeup to the zodiac calendar. >> jolene kent is back in the fallout. jo. >> this is a very important breaking story.
8:23 am
horoscope readers freaked out when they learned aries may not be aries anymore. some are blaming nasa. here's the real story, people, they're not taking it well. it's a cosmic level freakout. >> i'm a gemini all my life. >> okay. you really think you're a gemini? >> yes, i think i am to the core. i'm a social individual. >> what's your birthday? >> my birthday is may 23rd, 1990. >> i hate to break it t >> what? >> seriously. >> you can't just change it. >> it's a debate that could disrupt big business. last year americans spent a whopping $2 billion on the more than 81,000 astrology and psychic businesses in the country. websites like horoscope.com get five million visitors a month. but did anything really change? astrologers and astronomers both say no. it started with nasa posting a
8:24 am
constellation called ophiuchus. it led many to believe their signs had suddenly changed. >> hoda, you were a leo. >> don't say were. >> girl, you're a cancer. >> yes. >> no! >> we're good. >> no, no, no. >> but it turns out that so-called new constellation was discovered 3,000 years ago. the astrologers who write your horoscopes sun and moons say they have always known about ophiuchus but never planned to use it. >> your zodiac sign has not changed. it's not based on the constellations directly, it's based on the planets. >> what if i told you you're actually now an aries. >> what? i always thought i was a taurus. >> i think people are attached to their zodiac signs because we all want permission to be our quirky, human self.
8:25 am
permission to be flawed and be human and not have it all figured out. >> so as you might imagine this is huge relief for people who were really worried about their zodiac sign tattoos, right? this one thankfully no need to get them lasered off, from the astra astraul gists and nasa. >> i have that on my >> what are you going to do? >> i don't know. get another one. >> thank you. >> thanks. just ahead, from lavish trips to hot toys, the big deals waiting for you in the month of october. and two stars for the price of one, nathan lane and john goodman are right here after
8:26 am
8:27 am
>> this is 7news now. >> christa: good morning, everybody. it's kind of gray and nasty out there. a little cold, as well, to start your day. chris lambert has a check of the forecast. christa, 57 in boston right now. that wind steady at 15mph. the day. strongest gust along the coastline. radar quiet. a couple patches of mist. not expecting much rain over next couple days. patchy drizzle and mist around. 56 to 62 this afternoon. low 60s throughout much of the seven-day forecast. heavier showers friday and saturday. >> christa: now your top stories on this wednesday. man is dead after a crash in east boston. police say he crashed his vehicle enter a wooded area along the mcclellan highway around 1:30 a.m. the cause is still under
8:28 am
route 190. that was just before 11:00 last night. police say one car was involved. no word on the cause of that, as well. and right now police are searching for suspects after a veterans home in revere was vandalized. someone drew all over the fence. the couple who lived there is in their 90s. the homeowners' nephew says the clean-up took hours. a few blocks away the veterans of foreign wars post was also targeted over the weekend and security cameras caught both of those suspect headlines at 9:00 a.m. now back to the "today show" in new york. have a great morning, everyone. ?
8:29 am
? with simply right checking from santander bank, just make one deposit, withdrawal, transfer, or payment each month to waive the monthly fee. and there's no minimum balance. you're alright with simply right checking from santander bank.
8:30 am
morning. good morning, everybody. midtown, midweek, midmonth, great crowd. >> can we do one thing. can you hear this? we've got a young man over here named jack. you know what just happened to jack? jack, smile. jack just lost his front tooth! way to go! the tooth fairy on her way. >> or his way.
8:31 am
>> very cool. >> congratulations. coming up, be prepared to be entertained. look who's inside our studio. we've got nathan lane and john goodman. they're going to talk about their brand new project. and then we are going bargain hunting for clothes and toys and gadgets and everything you should wait until october to buy. a couple of days left. also making ribs and buffalo bites. it might sound complicated and expensive but it doesn't have to be. we have some cheap and easy recipes that will impress your entire family. >> but first, al, you start with apricot. >> actually i'm going to scarf up the ribs. let's show you what's happening as far as your weather is concerned starting with today. warm weather continues out through the plains and down through southern california. we've got a flood threat in the mid-atlantic states, wet weather down into florida. look for showers around the great lakes. sunshine in the plains all the way down into texas. that continues tomorrow. flooding likely along the mid-atlantic states, some gully
8:32 am
northwest with sunshine and temperatures finally cooling down along your southern >> chris: cool and breezy weather kicking off this wednesday morning. good morning, everyone. temperatures upper 50s, low 60s. that's where we stay throughout the day. the northeasterly wind 10 to 15mph. occasionally gusting 20 to 30 with strongest gusts along the coastline. not along going on in the radar early this rinse and repeat forecast for thursday. we get into friday, better chance of showers, especially in the afternoon and into the weekend. don't forget, get that weather any time you need it. go to the weather channel on cable or weatherchannel.com online. mr. lauer. >> we're just getting a little shopping advice here. al, thank you very much. we're happy to have two acting giants with us this morning,
8:33 am
they are coming together for the revival of one of the most ground-breaking plays in broadway history, "the front page." nathan, john, good morning. good to see you guys. >> good to see you. >> the year was 1978. way back when, when you two worked together for the first time. >> about this time of year at the equity library theater on 103rd street. >> what was the show? >> "midsummer night's dream" which had a disco theme. >> it was the disco version. >> and john who's also in the play said every 38 years we have to do this. >> what was your impression of him at the time and what was your impression of him, back in 1978? >> he was -- i had seen him before in a comedy review. a friend of mine from college. he was funny, a really hard-working actor. >> he was playing oberon. a dashing leading man. >> 185 pounds.
8:34 am
into scott rudin at a party and he says i want to work with you, i want to do a show. what show do you want to do, and you picked "the front page." was that the story? >> you know, we were talking about things and then talking about titles and it came up. he had seen it, there was a famous production in 1969 with robert ryan and so h would be a great idea to do it on broadway. and was very brave to take it on, because there's so many people. >> it's a cast of 20 something, right? >> 25. >> when the show was first on broadway, john, which i think was 1928 or something like that, it was ground-breaking because it was considered profane, it was considered shocking. there were a lot of words in the dialogue that actors had not spoken onstage before. that must have been the big attraction for you. >> it was.
8:35 am
is it still -- does it still feel like something the audience is going to -- obviously people curse on stage all the time now, but does the show hold up over the years? >> absolutely it holds up. it was extremely well constructed, it's funny. you love the characters and you want to know what happens to them. you get a lot of information in the first act that holds up and really pays off in the other two acts. >> the great thing abo obviously new -- people are seeing it whoever never seen it before, and you can hear them being shocked or surprised by twists in the plot. you know, the last line in the play is one of the most famous curtain lines in the american theater, and every night now i can hear them like totally shocked because of what i'm about to do. when, you know, there's nothing
8:36 am
them. >> the dialogue, the profanity aside, is rapid fire. i mean it is fast paced. i think somebody said it takes a lot of vocal stamina. how do you prep for something like that? >> we have a brilliant woman called kate wilson who comes and warms us up all evening but everybody every day is just getting loose. >> what's your warmup? >> prescription drugs. yeah. doing a musical. you do have to warm up beforehand because you could hurt yourself, so much yelling and screaming. >> my eyes hurt. >> do they? >> that's all i got. >> at this stage in your career, still jitters for opening night? what are you, it's like 25, 22 shows on broadway? >> something like that. yeah. sure, oh, yeah, i'm a wreck.
8:37 am
especially if you said why don't we do "the front page" and if it doesn't go well. >> he broke a guy's arm last night. >> how did that happen? >> got in his way. >> so you've got to see this show. between the prescription drugs and the violence and the profanity. >> really. >> it has everything. >> no, of course. but when you're with a company of actors like this, like john slattery and robert morris and it goes on and on, all these wonderful people, ts of being part of an ensemble like that. >> can't wait to see you guys together. it's always nice to see you. thank you for coming in. >> thank you for having us. >> "the front page" currently in previews. the opening is at the broadhurst theater on october 20th. up next, some great bargains, all these things waiting for you in october.
tv-commercial
8:38 am
? cozy up this fall with dunkin's coffee and espresso flavors. sip salty and sweet with our new salted caramel macchiato or drink in the season with the classic taste of pumpkin. america runs on dunkin'. narrator: over and over it's been their agenda: anything to defund planned parenthood. kelly ayotte and washington republicans nthood. they're on a crusade to block services new hampshire women and families depend on: cancer screenings, birth control, basic women's healthcare. kelly ayotte and washington republicans have put defunding planned parenthood at the top of their agenda... and it's time for that to change. i'm maggie hassan
8:39 am
8:40 am
are you in the mood to save? who isn't. if you're tying to tie the knight, take a trip or indulge the kids, we have the inside scoop on what to buy to save big in october. we have a today.com contributor. good morning. >> good morning. >> i love these segments. i find it fascinating that there are certain times when it's good to buy certain things. >> absolutely. you can be a totally strategic shopper and that way you save money and get what you want. >> and some of these >> that's right. the deals and the dates do matter, so the details counting. go on the website later to get the exact dates. >> okay. we don't always think of an october wedding but a lot of people get married in the fall and this is the time to buy wedding stuff? >> that's right. summer is typically peak season. so in the fall we're seeing lots of great deals on decor. for example, fabrics are up to 40% off. you can use them for a veil or decor. you can get those at joanne
8:41 am
invites, save the dates, thank you cards, and really good deals at places like minted and tiny prints. you can also get cute personalized robes for the bride or the bridesmaids. 50% off. finally personalized stemware that says bride and groom up to 40% off at places like party city and of course shutterfly. >> if you're planning a honeymoon, some travel deals to be had. >> amazing travel deals to be had. the biggest one that we saw is save airfare. this is through viking cruises. so the deal here is you save $500 per person, per couple. again, this is on specific viking river cruises. check out the specific deals to see exactly where it's going. another thing that we saw as far as travel is now is the time to go to europe. on orbitz we are seeing airfares down by 30% to really great places like dublin, paris and
8:42 am
warm, kayak has some deals from some all-inclusive places from hyatt where you can go to jamaica or even mexico. >> check, check and check, it all sounds good. all right, denim, which is great because we're getting into jeans weather. >> if you didn't get back-to-school denim, now is the time to save. deals up to 50% off at places like sears. we're seeing denim designer deals at lord & taylor. you can save about $58. and at overstock there's a cool 15% off onlu on right now. >> i really admire the folks that shop early for christmas. al roker is one of them. you say this is a good time. if you're that person and can plan, get going. >> we're seeing up to 50% off at places like amazon.com, target has some cool "star wars" stuff and really cool select play sets from barbie and disney infiniti are on sale. right now is the time to stock up.
8:43 am
>> i like this disco outfit that barbie has. some big ticket items. gril grills. maybe stock up for next year. >> if you need a new mower, now is the time. you can save $100 on select craftsman mowers. these are actually from ace hardware. leaf blowers are also on sale at tru value. and these big, big grills, they're beautiful. >> pretty nice. >> they're usually pretty expensive. save $100 at places like lowe's. >> i'm going to follow >> i love this deal. >> now you're speaking my language, pizza. is this real or prop pizza? >> this is real, it's warm and brand new from papa john's. they came out with this new pan pizza. the deal is three toppings, $10. >> because it's national pizza month. >> oh, sorry, national pizza month. i got so excited, i forgot. >> keep going because i have my mouth full. >> you can see amazing deals
8:44 am
toppings, $5.99 each. >> right next to guacamole it's like the perfect food. for more deals go to our website, today.com, to check it out. coming up next, recipes for ribs and they're not messy to eat. first, this is " kids. when i hear arguments that massachusetts needs more charter schools, i think: what about the students in all of our schools? every new charter takes away more money from the existing public schools. that's 400 million dollars, just last year. we can't afford to drain even more money from our kids' schools because they're already losing so much. i'm not just standing up for my own kids; i'm fighting for yours, too.
8:45 am
8:46 am
all right. it's 8:46. we're back with a new "today" food discount. feeding your danielle walker, author of the cookbook "celebrations" is here with a family favorite that's perfect for any day of the week. good morning. >> thanks for having me. >> this is one of your husband's favorite recipes. >> it is. we've been eating these ribs at a restaurant for like the last 16 years at this restaurant for his birthday so i recreated them. >> these are pork ribs. we've got them right there. talk to me about the other ingredients. >> these are baby back ribs.
8:47 am
smoke to give it that smoky flavor but not having to smoke it for hours and hours on end. >> liquid smoke? >> it's a natural condiment. they use the flavorings from the chips. >> coincidentally it was cars carson's nickname in high school. >> we have some vinegar and coconut sugar, which is a substitute for brown sugar. >> we're going to mix all these in a second. let's get to the process. first you're going to make the rub. >> so this is our coconut sugar, so give tm to go with the smokiness. we have chili powder, paprika, garlic powder, salt and perpendiculapepper. the great thing about this rub, you can put it on chicken and barbecue it or a steak. so we're going to use a couple of tablespoons and we can save the rest in this jar. >> how far in advance to cooking do you put the rub on? >> you can do it right before it, do it a few days and wrap it up and get it in your fridge so they're ready to go into the oven but it really is up to you.
8:48 am
>> we're not using a grill today, we're not using a smoker, but we're going to cook these two different ways. >> yes. we're going to do them in the oven. i love that because we do love to do that during the summer where we can put them on the barbecue but we also like to enjoy them in the winter so we put them low and slow in the oven. they get really nice and tender and we finish them under the broiler to get them kind of crisp on top. i'm using can use tin foil. you make a tighty sealed pouch. then flip it over and this locks in all of the steam which helps get them really, really tender. >> 275 how long? >> three or four hours until they're really coming apart with a fork. >> you go that way, i'll go this way. after 20 or 30 minutes you start to smell those in the house, which is the best part of making ribs. guys, how is it tasting down there? >> great. >> spicy.
8:49 am
>> so barbecue sauce is really easy to make. the store-bought versions have caramel coloring and a lot of sugar so we saved some of our rub and we have tomato puree and a few more spices. we're going to add that together and mix it up and brush the ribs to finish it. they're going to have some fat in them so we can drain that out. this is vinegar, a little bit of that coconut sugar, a teeny bit of the smoke. you know what, spicy too, you can lead a little cayenne or chili powder out. i have young kids, so i like to make them a little bit less spicy. my husband likes spice. perfect. >> so that gets all mixed up and you brush it on again? >> you brush it on again and pop them under the broiler. kind of like if you were finishing it over a fire grill but it's just a little bit easi easier. >> how long under the broiler. >> a couple of minutes. you just brush the sauce on and then stick them back in and that's what they end up looking
8:50 am
maven. how would you compare these to what you make at home. >> well, they don't have the natural smokiness that you would get in a smoker, but for what it is being done in an oven -- >> low and slow. >> it's delicious. >> really nice. >> good. >> i love this. here's what they look like when they're done. talk to me about your buffalo bites here. >> gamedays, there's lots of gamedays coming up but we also serve these all the time. they're a substitute for chicken wings but they're buffalo cauliflower bites. so i coconut flour and i make them. i have a dairy-free ranch dressing. i can't tolerate dairy, i have an autoimmune disease so i eat dairy-free for that reason. they're delicious and coated in a buffalo sauce. >> this is great. we can put the recipe up on our website. danielle, thank you so much. >> thanks for having me. >> we appreciate it. we're back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc. >> those don't taste like
8:51 am
did you know your business doesn't have to suffer from slow internet? comcast business now offers blazing fast internet speeds up to 150 mbps. that's 10 times faster than dsl. get internet for as low as $59.95 a month. call today. comcast business. built for business. did you know that sharing wifi with your customers could leave your business exposed? offers wifi pro. two separate networks - one that's private for you, and one that's public for your customers. upgrade to wifi pro for only $19.95 a month. call today.
8:52 am
we're back. it's 8:52. al, it's birthday time, isn't it? >> let's introduce you to some very nice folks with help from our friends at smuckers. first up, happy 101st birthday to william bowers. this guy could teach matt a thing or too from marquette, michigan. he uses his ipad to e-mail family and friends.
8:53 am
unlike you. miss moselle smith, 100 years old. taught beauty culture before opening up her own beauty shop. happy 100 years old to richard kaiser. didn't retire until he was in his 80s. melvin boonstra. 100 years old. he hit his first hole in one >> eleanor deblaay, said the secret to longevity, eat a doughnut every day. and happy 100th birthday to lynn irish of vancouver, washington. he enjoys reading about the weather. all right. even worked as an air force weather service officer. we salute your service, sir, thank you very much. >> vancouver, that's near where the royals are. >> that's right. >> if someone you know is
8:54 am
them on today.com/celebrate. >> you're just like making mischief all day today. >> i don't know why. what do you guys have coming up? >> i have no idea. >> the whole show is dedicated to dissecting carly simon later. >> we googled the lyrics and the next line has something to do with a gava. >> i thought it was one eye in the mirror as you watched >> it's gova. it's a dance. >> we're actually going to be making a brooky. >> what's that? here it is. ? you probably think this song is about you ? ? you're so vain ? ? i bet you think this song is about you ?
8:55 am
? are you happy several years ago. >> what are we doing? we're like in the wrong part of this song. >> i think it's in the next
8:56 am
interviewer: what would you do with five minutes to kill and a smartphone? man: check the scores. woman 1 : uh, probably post a pic. woman 2: text a friend. interviewer: how about register to vote? man: really? galvin: you can. five minutes online and a massachusetts driver's license is all it takes
8:57 am
it's that easy. woman 2: done. i just registered. man: that was easy. galvin: register by october 19th. >> we have breaking news a man killed when his car slams into a poll in east boston. what we now know about this deadly drive. police investigating after
8:58 am
vermont home. what they were looking for inside of his house. clinton campaign stop up in new hampshire fresh off the first debate as donald trump comes under fire from a pageant contestant. making their case on capitol hill. the family of an officer shot and killed by the tsarnaev brothers set to meet with lawmakers. >> cool, cloudy and breezy out there through the day. occasionally a patch of drizzle or two. how long this pattern lasts ahead. ahead. we have all that and (coughs) that cough doesn't sound so good. take mucinex dm. it'll take care of your cough. fine! i'll text you in 4 hours when your cough returns. one pill lasts 12 hours, so... looks like i'm good all night! ah! david, please, listen. still not coughing. not fair you guys! waffles are my favorite! ah! some cough medicines only last 4 hours. but just one mucinex lasts 12 hours. start the relief. ditch the misery.
8:59 am
9:00 am
>> breaking news of deadly crash that happened in east boston overnight when a car collided with a poll. investigators searching a missing boater's home. what he had to say as he returned to vermont. protestor gather after a police involved shooting in california. a man shot and killednd they were forced to fire. good wednesday morning everybody. thanks for joining us. it's 9:00 a.m. i'm sarah french. >> i'm christa delcamp. it's chilly to start things off. are the temperatures going to increase today >> basically flat lining through the day. 57 in boston. not moving much off of that throughout the afternoon. maybe like 58 or 59. that should do it.

30 Views

info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on